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PNB Colloquium - Dr. Penny Pexman - Grasping Word Meaning: Sensorimotor and Emotion Effects in Lexical Development


Dr. Penny Pexman, Department of Psychology


ARiEAL/PNB  is pleased to invite one of our Scientific Advisory Committee members, Dr. Penny Pexman, to present a talk on “Grasping Word Meaning: Sensorimotor and Emotion Effects in Lexical Development” at the VIRTUAL ARiEAL Speaker Series on Thursday, June 10th, 2021 at 2:30 pm. This talk is co-hosted with the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour as part of the PNB Colloquium. 


Dr. Penny Pexman is currently Professor of Psychology and Associate Vice-President (Research) at the University of Calgary. In this talk, Dr. Pexman will describe several studies in which she has investigated the role of sensorimotor information in word learning and lexical processing of children aged 5 to 10 years. She will also present the challenges encountered and her team’s recent approach to better understand the complexity of this research area.

Registration is required for this FREE event. For more information about the talk and how to RSVP, please visit ARiEAL News & Events page (or the attached poster). Please extend the invitation to your colleagues and students. Thank you!

**Please note that the recording from Dr. Sid Segalowitz’s talk "Accessing words in the Mental Lexicon with ERPs: Are words ‘perceived’ in the same way as faces and objects?" on May 21, 2021 is now available on ARiEAL Resources Archive.**

Host: Dr. Victor Kuperman (ARiEAL)

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